What is another word for parathyroids?

19 synonyms found


[ pˈaɹəθˌɪɹɔ͡ɪdz], [ pˈaɹəθˌɪɹɔ‍ɪdz], [ p_ˈa_ɹ_ə_θ_ˌɪ_ɹ_ɔɪ_d_z]

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What are Parathyroid Glands?

Parathyroid glands are a type of endocrine gland found in the neck near the thyroid gland. These glands produce a hormone called parathyroid hormone (PTH), which regulates the level of calcium and phosphorus in the blood.

PTH works by binding to specific receptors on the cell membrane and activating specific pathways. This makes PTH a powerful hormone that can control many body processes, including blood calcium and phosphorus levels.

What are the Functions of Parathyroid Glands?

The parathyroid glands play an important role in regulating blood calcium and phosphorus levels.

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